Representing nearly  80,000 healthcare workers throughout Massachusetts, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the most politically active union in the Commonwealth. 1199SEIU caregivers have won higher job standards for healthcare workers, such as fair wages, affordable healthcare, and pathway to $25/hr for personal care attendants. 1199ers have also won historic victories for all working people across Massachusetts, including earned sick time, one of the highest minimum wages in the country, and much more.

Feb 2, 2024
The care provided by 5000 members of 1199 throughout the Steward system and their co-workers is essential to the communities they serve.
Jan 28, 2024
The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU members are concerned about the future of Steward Healthcare in Massachusetts.
Jan 19, 2024
The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU members are gravely concerned about the future of Steward Healthcare in Massachusetts.
Dec 18, 2023
On Wednesday, December 13, 2023, 1199SEIU members at Boston Medical Center (BMC) voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new contract.
Dec 13, 2023
Workers seek a voice in their workplace and a living wage to boost recruitment and retention efforts at the community center
Nov 15, 2023
1199SEIU supports the passage of An Act to improve quality and oversight of long-term care in the House
Oct 5, 2023
Nearly 450 workers at Boston-based Fenway Health are now united in 1199SEIU, the fastest growing healthcare workers union in the state.
Sep 15, 2023
To help safeguard reproductive care in the state, contract focuses on boosting retention and recruitment with higher pay and increased…
Sep 7, 2023
Sep 7, 2023
1199 Personal Care Attendants and the Healey-Driscoll Administration, have tentatively agreed on a new three-year contract that creates a…
Aug 31, 2023
1199SEIU to file NLRB charges over anti-union tactics; efforts to suppress majority women of color workforce at Upham's Corner Health Center
Jul 25, 2023
Frontline workers seek union recognition to boost recruitment and retention efforts
Jul 11, 2023
1199SEIU members file NLRB charge over lack of lunch breaks; criticize cuts to care at Marlborough site
Jun 30, 2023
The three-year contract will make 1199 members the highest-paid nurses in Boston
Mar 17, 2023
After months of bargaining, taking action, and making our voices heard, nearly 1,000 members have a new contract at Elara that invests in…
Mar 2, 2023
1199ers in Massachusetts unveil 2023-2024 legislative priorities that address short-staffing and wages, plus endorse priorities led by…
Mar 2, 2023
Personal Care Attendants chanted and sang alongside people with disabilities and elders at the Embrace Memorial before heading to the State…
Jan 30, 2023
On January 18, 1199ers joined virtually and in-person to reflect on 2022 to inform their 2023 plan to win higher wages and address…
Jan 5, 2023
Upcoming Massachusetts Trainings and Workshops
Dec 15, 2022
Happy Holidays From 1199SEIU


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